Two hours away from Pune. Its a great small journey from Pune to Panchgani. Lots of beautiful scenic views, mountains, dams, gardens etc. So much fun during round and round roads. Over all its great to go there. There are beautiful scenic views to stop and review the nature is the great experience. Two hours of journey is very small to review the nature of this beautiful kind.
Pune Satara highway is properly developed with least traffic but will face heavy traffic during weekends. From Pune it takes one and half hr to reach Panchgani. You will see the beautiful sight seeing from Wai to Mahabaleshwar along the roadside with greenery.
Good roads, scenic drive and awesome company makes for an amazing road trip. Lots of clear signages on the way, and ample dhabas/rest stops make it a convenient option to travel by road. The expressway has made it even better as an option to travel, cutting the travel time significantly.
Car driving was the best experience, the roads we zigzag the driving was safe. Roadside tree plantation was good. There were very beautiful trees nearby the roads. The best timings to travel is in the morning. There are many good restaurants & dhabas on the way to Mahabaleshwar. Awesome trip.
This route has:
National Highway 4
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I had a stayed in this hotel in September. The stay was excellent & the food was awesome. The rooms were neat & clean with a good view. I stayed with my family all the family members were happy about the hotel stay, the whole day was a busy schedule with local sight seeing & hotel activities....more »
About 110 km from Pune. Started early in morning, and we took a break for some tea/misal some km before "Wai". The aim was to have breakfast at Mapro factory, where they serve the yummy sandwiches which are the best among-st anything there along with soups / ginger ale or fresh creams.
Panchgani is located at a distance of 100 km from Pune. A popular tourist destination located in the district of Satara in Maharashtra, Panchgani is well connected to Pune by road. The best way to reach Panchgani from Pune is by road, which takes around 2 hours by car. The places covered during the journey from Pune to Panchgani are Pune - 19 km -> Shindevadi - 27 km -> Sarola- 42 km -> Wai - 14 km -> Panchgani. On the way, there are various hospitals and ATMs present at regular intervals. Several rest stops and restaurants such as Bhairawnath Chinese and Ghandharv Pure Veg Restaurant are also present on the route. Petrol pumps such as Hindustan Petroleum and Indian Oil are also present en route.
Transport options from Pune to Panchgani
Pune to Panchgani By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Panchgani which takes about 2 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges from INR 9 to 35, depending upon the type of car hired. This mode of travel is perfect for group travel or for families with senior citizens and kids.